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1823 Excerpt: ...Memoirs, vol. i. p. 257. But since my Me moirs
were written, I have received anothei weighty testimony in
contradiction to Mr Reed's disgraceful falsities relative to m
conduct in the public oflice, which oneoi No Fiction, vol. ii. pp.
48--52. his own members--one who is a great admirer of his pulpit
talents, said, spoke more than a volume in favour of me, and in
contradiction to the barefaced untruths of Mr. Reed. A simple and
true statement is best. On the 1st of January, 1823, a friend of my
brother's (Mr. Ewart, wine-merchant of wallow Street, who came with
my brother to fetch me from Chatham) was dining with im, and after
dinner my brother said, Frank, you will take a glass of wine on New
Year's day which on my refusing, he pulled a letter out of his
pocket, and with tears in his eyes, handed it over to me, saying, I
have great pleasure in informing you, you are now an independent
man; it gives me inexpressible gratification, not only as making
you independent; but as relieving your mind from the shameful
slanders of your enemy. That letter speaks what your conduct was
during the time you was in the office.' The following is an extract
'lal I will shew to any one. (extract.) To Mr. Barnett, Spring
Gardens Hotel. January 1, 1823. Sir, I have never lost sight of the
unfortunate circumstances which have attached to your brother, and
about four months since I represented all of them to the, who
desired me to prepare a case for the Treasury; and I lose no time
in acquainting you, that I have received a letter from the Lords
Commissioners of the Treasury, authorising an allowance of --per
annum, to be paid to him, commencing from the 28th August last. I
do not know your brother's present address; but in any case it will
be a pleasure to you to communic...
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